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Abu Dhabi Invests $100 Million In a Plant-Based Indoor Farm

Abu Dhabi Invests $100 Million In a Plant-Based Indoor Farm

Due to a lack of arable land, high temperatures, and increasing water scarcity, the government of Abu Dhabi—the capital and second-most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—is investing $100 million in indoor...
How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

Fast-fashion isn’t timeless. Fueled by trends and micro-seasons, fast-fashion isn’t built to last. These clothes have a reputation for falling apart after just a few washes. On top of that, fast-fashion is notoriously bad...
‘Meat the Family’ Couple Adopts Piglets Meant for Bacon

‘Meat the Family’ Couple Adopts Piglets Meant for Bacon (Then Eats Them)

(Updated January 16, 2020) | A new British reality television is making people think twice about the food on their plates. "Meat the Family" looks at the ethics of eating meat by forcing families...
Early Death Risk Drops By More Than 30% on Meat-Free Diet

Early Death Risk Drops By More Than 30% on Meat-Free Diet

(Updated March 2020) | A meat-free diet could cut the risk of premature death by as much as one-third, according to Harvard scientists. According to the study from Harvard Medical School, at least 200,000 lives...
Balenciaga Just Launched Its First Vegan Leather Sneakers

Balenciaga Just Launched Vegan Leather Sneakers

Luxury label Balenciaga has launched new vegan leather sneakers. Named the Zen Sneaker, the new design -- available in two color options -- is close-fitting with quilted uppers. It has thin laces that sit behind...
Colgate Just Launched 2 Certified Vegan Toothpastes

Colgate Just Launched Certified Vegan Toothpastes

(Updated March 15, 2020) | Leading toothpaste manufacturer Colgate has launched more vegan products. Called Colgate Zero, the new range is free from artificial flavors, sweeteners, and colors. Colgate Zero includes toothpaste for adults and...
11 Apple Cider Vinegar Uses for Cooking and Beauty

11 Apple Cider Vinegar Uses for Cooking and Beauty

Apple cider vinegar has enjoyed a steady climb in popularity. Most of us have a bottle sitting on the fridge door waiting to be used. It also comes with some health claims, so you...
British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

(Updated January 5, 2020) | British soldiers helped relocate endangered black rhinos in a recent anti-poaching mission. Per Sky News, the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles spent three months in Malawi, Africa. Troops trained rangers...
This Heatmap Shows Where People are Ditching Meat in the UK for Christmas

This Heatmap Shows Where People are Ditching Meat in the UK for Christmas

More Brits than ever have sought out vegan and meat-free holiday food this holiday season, according to new data. The "UK Vegan Christmas Heatmap" was released by data provider SEMrush last week. According to the...
5 Ways to Deal With Getting Non-Vegan Holiday Gifts

5 Ways to Deal With Getting Non-Vegan Holiday Gifts

It's the holiday season, a time of celebration and gift-giving for many all over the world. However, if you're looking to avoid animal products you receive a non-vegan gift, it can be hard to...

Buying Giraffe Body Parts Is a Thing and New York Just Banned It

New York has banned the trade of giraffe body parts. It's the first in the world to do so, reports the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew...
Cory Booker Has a Plan to End Factory Farming Forever

Cory Booker Has a Plan to End Factory Farming Forever

Cory Booker is on a mission to shut down factory farming in the U.S. The New Jersey Senator and Democratic presidential candidate hopeful put forward a new bill earlier this month. Titled the Farm System...

The ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Exposes Holiday Dinner Animal Cruelty

A new short film called "The Nightmare Before Christmas" exposes animal cruelty on UK turkey farms. The film -- narrated by vegan actress and activist Evanna Lynch and produced by Surge Media -- shows footage...

Climate Crisis to Drive All Future New Zealand Government Policies

The government of New Zealand will now make all major policy decisions through a climate crisis "lens." The government -- led by Prime Minister Jacinda Adern -- currently considers a number of factors when making...
Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

(Updated April 24, 2020) Insects—pollinators, in particular—are integral to a healthy environment and the planet's survival. According to the international conservation nonprofit Earthwatch Institute, bees are the most important species on earth. The declaration...
Turkey Dinners Have 100% More Carbon Emissions Than a Vegan Holiday Roast

A Meat-Based Christmas Dinner Produces Double the Emissions of a Vegan One

A typical meaty Christmas roast produces more than double the greenhouse gas emissions than a vegan nut roast. The Humane Society International (HSI) released the findings in 2018 and again in 2019. The animal welfare...
It’s Time to End the Vegan Tax

It’s Time to End the Vegan Tax

It’s been 15 years since Starbucks started carrying soy milk in its stores in 2004. Since then, we’ve had two new presidents, we found out Pluto wasn’t a planet, and weed became legal in...
9 Sustainable Alternatives to Christmas Trees

9 Sustainable Alternatives to Christmas Trees

As December sidles closer, more people are preparing for the festive season. Twinkly lights are slung across houses, Christmas recipes are tried and tested, and shopping centers brim with people seeking the perfect gift...
The 17 Best Vegan Gifts for the Amazing Women In Your Life

The 18 Best Vegan Gifts for the Amazing Women In Your Life

It’s that time of year again. Festive music is playing in stores and Christmas lights are likely popping up in your neighborhood. It can mean only one thing: the holiday season is in full...

Philosopher Peter Singer on the Ethical Issues of Eating Meat

Discussing vegetarianism in school can impact student behavior outside of the classroom, says a recent study. The study looked at more than 1100 undergraduates at the University of California, Riverside. Researchers -- led by Eric Schwitzgebel,...

This New Building Is Made From Mushrooms That Actually Clean the Air

The Growing Pavillion -- a building in the Netherlands made from mushrooms -- cleans the air as it grows. Produced by creative organization Company New Heroes and biotechnology company Krown Design, the biobased building --...